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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, February 27, 2020
    • Thursday, June 04, 2020


    2020 Trade Directory Sponsorship 

    By selecting one of the four registration options, you are stating the following:

    "We hereby request that the GMR reserve and publish our sponsorship space in the 2020 Trade Directory which will be distributed June 30, 2020 at the Annual Publix Supplier Meeting. We acknowledge that the page location of our creative is at the discretion of the Trade Directory Committee."

    Feel encouraged to include mention of your company’s support of the Florida GMR in your creative space.

    When you register, an invoice is created for you. You can easily pay online. 

    If you prefer, you can mail a check to the following:

    Florida GMR

    PO Box 754

    St. Petersburg, FL 33731

    For all payment questions contact Tracy Korb. or 727-458-2767

    Thank you for your continued support of the Florida Grocery Manufacturers' Representatives!

    2020 GMR Trade Directory Creative Specs:

    • All creative must be submitted in digital format by the due date of June 4, 2020.

    • Submit creative as high resolution pdf files (300 dpi or higher)

    • No Bleeds. Creative must be CMYK. Where applicable, fonts must be converted to paths or curves. 

    • Composition questions? Contact Linda Dyer at (813) 417-1534 or

    • Submit your files electronically, via email to

    For returning sponsors who wish to use previous artwork:

    We can use previous artwork with no changes at no charge
    or we can revise your previous artwork for a nominal fee. 

    If we find we need additional/different artwork from you, we will contact you

    Creative Assistance is Available.

    Creative Fee: $125

    • Please supply logos, ad images, etc.

    • For creative assistance, contact Linda Dyer at (813) 417-1534

    • Deadline for submitting logos, images, etc. is June 4, 2020.

    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    Due to the current coronavirus status, this event has been postponed until Fall 2020.  

    The Spring Classic and Fall Classic will be combined to one event at TPC in Tampa. More details to follow as time permits.

    2020 Golf For Babies Sponsorship Brochure 

    • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    • Saturday, June 20, 2020
    • Madiera Beach Marina

    Dear Orange & Blue Tarpon Tournament Supporters,

    We want to thank everyone who has supported this event over the last 7 years.  You’ve made a difference in so many lives by helping raise scholarship money each and every year. 

    In light of the current global COVID-19 issue, we have made the decision to cancel the upcoming tournament that was set to take place in June We plan to bring this event back in 2021 and will provide further details once we get through this tough situation together.  The safety of our volunteers, supporters and community needs to be the focus at this time.

    We look forward to seeing you all again next year!

    • Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    • RP Funding Center, 701 W Lime St, Lakeland FL 33815

    2020 Publix Annual Supplier Meeting - Hosted by Florida GMR

    RP Funding Center - 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, FL 33815

    June 30, 2020

    7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Check back for details.

    As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, along with increases in corporate travel restrictions and heightened concerns about air travel and crowded places, this message is to inform you that this year’s Publix Annual Supplier Meeting has been re-scheduled from the original date of Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30th, 2020..  The safety of our attendees comes first so we will continue to monitor the progress of the virus and immediately notify you if there are any future changes in the event schedule.

    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to greeting you at the later date.

    As always, an e-mail will be sent and registration will be open 8 weeks prior to the event. 

    Thank you for your continued support,

    The Florida GMR Officers and Board of Directors.

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